Snow Much Fun!

80 min.

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K K-ESS3-2. Science EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
K K-ESS2-1. Science EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
K K.RF.1.1. ELA READING: Foundations
K K.RN.2.1. ELA READING: Nonfiction
K K.8.b) ELA Virginia 2010 English Standards of Learning
K K.RV.1.1. ELA READING: Vocabulary
K K.12 (A) ELA English Language Arts and Reading, Kindergarten
K K.21 (B) ELA English Language Arts and Reading, Kindergarten
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Objective

Students will compare and contrast weather predictions with actual snow measurements.


Big Idea

Some states receive snow from November through April. How do meteorologists measure snow and why is snow measured?

Watch via Vimeo at

Or view on YouTube at -Think about and write their wonders using the Snow Wonders handout (see Resources)

Students will:

-Meet and listen to a meteorologist discuss his/her job.

-Questions and Answers

-Create a snow gauge (See resource tab for directions on creating your own).

-Measure snow.


-Compare and contrast meteorologist forecast to their actual measurements of snow.

-Record about this learning experience in a digital format/journal.